October 6, 2004

Pike users worldwide converge on Essen next week

Bill Welliver writes "This year's largest Pike event will be the Pike Camp in Essen, Germany from
October 13th through the 19th.

Users and developers of the Pike Language will be arriving in Essen from all
over the world, including Sweden, USA, Latvia, Hungary, Austria, France and
Germany for a week of talks, technical workshops and tutorials. Included in the
week's events are the 3rd annual Pike Conference, 2nd annual Caudium
conference, sTeam developer day and PSYC MODIv: the 5th PSYC modification event.
This year's keynote will be delivered by Uwe AÃmann, Chair of Software
Engineering at Technical University of Dresden, on "Pike between UML and Java:
a use case in University Education."

All users and developers interested in Pike and its applications,
including those new to Pike, are encouraged to attend any portion of the
event. Beginner Pike tutorials will be held every day.

Registration is ongoing, and more information is available from the
Camp and Conference websites, found below.

About Pike
Pike is a dynamic programming language with a syntax similar to Java and
C. It is simple to learn, does not require long compilation passes and has
powerful built-in data types allowing simple and really fast data manipulation.
Pike is a reimplementation of the LPC language, its application domain spans
anything from the world of the Net to the world of multimedia applications, or
environments where your shell could use some spicy text processing or system
administration tools. Your imagination sets the limit, but Pike will probably
extend it far beyond what you previously considered within reach.

For more information, contact the Camp and Conference co-chairs: Martin Bähr
and Bill Welliver at conference@gotpike.org.

Pike Camp Website: http://camp.gotpike.org

Pike Conference Website: http://conference.gotpike.org
Schedule: http://camp.gotpike.org/schedule.html

Pike: http://pike.ida.liu.se
sTeam: http://www.open-steam.org
Caudium Webserver: http://caudium.net
psycMUVE: http://psyc.pages.de"

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